Evening: Performance of the Quarrymen in a ball held by the Conservative Club, at the New Clubmoor Hall, Broadway, Liverpool. Paul's debut.
Paul plays for John a couple of tunes he had composed, one of them being "I Lost My Little Girl".
Performance at the Cavern, with Ian and the Zodiacs and the Four Jays.
Concert at the Shrewsbury Music Hall.
Studio 2. 2:30-11:30pm. Recording: "Eight Days A Week" (takes 14-15); "Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!" (takes 1-2); "Mr Moonlight" [re-make] (takes 5-8); "I Feel Fine" (takes 1-9); "I'll Follow The Sun" (takes 1-8); "Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby" (take 1); "Rock And Roll Music" (take 1); "Words Of Love" (takes 1-3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick.
Studio 2. 2:30-5:45pm. Recording: "If I Needed Someone" (overdub onto take 1); "In My Life" (takes 1-3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
Brian returns from the US.
Evening. Brian attends a Joan Baez concert, at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
The Beatles and their significant others attend the premiere of "How I Won The War".
John and Cynthia see the annual Motor Show at the Earl's Court Exhibition Building, London.
11:30am. The police registers John and Yoko's flat, at Montague Square, and arrests them for possession of drugs. They are taken to the Marylebone Lane Police Station. For a short while they stay at lawyer Nicholas Cowan's house (35 Redcliffe Road, West Brompton, London).
Studio 1. 12:00-1:00pm. Tape copying: "Yer Blues" (of edit of remix mono 3 and edit piece take 1); "Don't Pass Me By" (of remix mono 1). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: not assigned; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Copies made to correct some imperfections of the master tape. End of sessions for The Beatles
Harry Moss cuts the mono version of The Beatles
at Abbey Road.
number 1, 3rd week (UK Record Retailer).
Yoko's exhibition "This Is Not Here" shown at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York.
At Abbey Road Studios, Paul mixes tracks for Band On The Run
UK single release: "Walking In The Park With Eloise"/"Bridge On The River Suite" (EMI 2220) by The Country Hams.
US single release: "Drowning In The Sea Of Love"/"Just A Dream" (Atlantic 3412).
In London, to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee, the BPI (British Phonographic Industry) holds a ceremony at Wembley Conference Centre, celebrating the best British music since 1952. The Beatles are named The Best British Group 1952-1977 and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
is named The Best Pop Album 1952-1977.
At the Astoria Theatre in London, "Beatlemania" opens as planned. John is played by Michael Palaikis and Peter McGann, Paul is portrayed by Tony Kishman and Jack Petrilla. George is portayed by Jimmy Poe and Peter Santora, while Ringo is played by Louis Colucci and Bobby Taylor.
In Honolulu, John's murderer borrows the book "One Day At A Time". Already psychologically deranged, the book further convinces him that John has "sold out" and must be taken care of.
UK album release: 20 Greatest Hits
(Parlophone PCTC 260).
In the US, the "National Enquirer" reports that Paul has purchased for Stevie Wonder a huge hand-made bed, featuring a built-in stereo system.
In Chicago, Paul and Linda hold a press conference for "Give My Regards To Broad Street".
In England, Paul's promo video for "No More Lonely Nights" is shown on BBC1's "Top Of The Pops".
At the Cuts Gallery in London, an exhibition of Dezo Hoffman's photographs from his book "John Lennon" is shown.
The "Beatle City" exhibition runs at the West End marketplace in Dallas, Texas.
US album release: Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1
(Wilbury 9 25796-1).
US album release: Stay Awake
(A&M SP 3918), featuring Ringo's recording with Herb Alpert on the track "When You Wish Upon A Star".
In the US, the Fox TV program "A Current Affair" airs part two of "Lennon's Women - The Naked Truth", focusing on the life of John Lennon.
In London, part of John's "Bag One" collection is displayed at the gallery Smiths of Covent Garden.
In the UK, Paul makes a live appearance on the London Weekend Television program "Six O'Clock Live".
In the US, the Disney Channel airs the 1990 "John Lennon In Concert" film.
Paul's concert at Flanders Expo, Ghent, Belgium is cancelled ("The New World Tour").
In London, the play "John Lennon - In Music And Words" premieres at the Criterion Theatre.
Taken on the last day of his life, the image of a naked John Lennon curled around Yoko Ono was named the top US magazine cover of the past 40 years. The Rolling Stone front cover, taken by Annie Leibovitz was picked by editors, artists and designers.
In Los Angeles, the exhibition "The Early Beatles Collection," featuring images taken by Astrid Kirchherr, runs at the Leica Gallery. Images include pictures taken during the filming of "A Hard Day's Night" in 1964 for Stern Magazine, as well as some of the images she took of the musicians during their Hamburg, Germany, period in 1960.
Paul gives an impromptu gig in Covent Garden, London to a crowd of more than 2,000 fans during the lunchtime rush.
Ringo & his All-Starr Band perform in concert at Times Union Center Performing Arts Moran Theater (2014 Tour).